Here’s what’s going down over at 1717 Bissonnet. Making way for the Ashby Highrise — whose developers this week signed new builder Pepper-Lawson Construction to replace Linbeck, which decided to back out earlier this year — the salvaging and knocking down of Maryland Manor started last week. And this is what things looked like this morning:
That view is from the main entrance nearÂ that swan sign on Bissonnet.
Below: Piles of mattresses, carpet, and light fixtures wait behind the construction fence along Bissonnet to be removed; that red tape cautions about asbestos.
Below: This view is from Ashby St.:
- Ashby Highrise coverage [Swamplot]
Photos: Allyn West